The tournament was planned to take location in Kenya, but due to lack of preparations, the host nation was changed. Morocco was announced as the host nation in October 2017. CHAN 2018 will be aired reside and exclusive on beIN channels. Mustafa Sultan Electronics Co, Entertainment Factory (EF), is the pioneer in Pay-Tv enterprise and the authorised distributor of beIN sports in Oman.
Sixteen teams have certified for the tournament, which are drawn into 4 groups of 4 teams. The participating teams are Morocco (host nation), Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Sudan, Uganda, Libya, Angola, Namibia, Zambia, Guinea, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast and Nigeria. Unlike the African Cup of Nations, the competing national teams should be composed of players playing in their domestic league.
For instance, a Moroccan player is only eligible to play for the Morocco national team. The matches will be held 4 cities: Casablanca, Marrakech, Agadir and Tangier.
beIN SPORTS is a well-known sports channel launched in November 2003 initially as Al Jazeera Sport. beIN SPORTS owns the exclusive broadcasting rights in the Arab Middle East for main football leagues, such as the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, English Premier League, the Spanish La Liga, FIFA World Cup and so on.
Mustafa Sultan Enterprises Entertainment Factory (Pay-Tv) division is pioneer in Pay Television enterprise for much more than 20 years. It has been the distributor of beIN for oven seven years. It is also a single of the greatest distributors of beIN inside the area with more than 100 dealers across the nation which includes all main towns like Sur, Sohar, Salalah, and so on. MSE also has a committed service center, contact center and SMS program to serve its beIN consumers.
Information Source: Muscat Daily